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Spiced houmous   recipe

Spiced houmous recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare
  • 161 calories / serving
  • Freezable
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian


  • 1½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1½ tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 x 400g tin chickpeas
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbsp tahini (optional)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
If you don't have chickpeas, you can use any tinned bean in water

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    12g 17%
  • Saturates

    2g 8%
  • Sugars

    0g 0%
  • Salt

    0.4g 6%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 10.2g Protein 6.2g Fibre 4.2g


  1. In a food processor, whizz the chickpeas (reserving a handful to garnish) lemon juice, tahini, olive oil, chilli flakes, garlic and most of the crushed cumin and coriander seeds until combined.
  2. Season to taste then whizz again, gradually adding water to reach your desired consistency. Top with the reserved chickpeas, a pinch of crushed spices and olive oil. Serve with warm pitta bread or crudités.

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